The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 74 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.97% 0.33% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 1.97% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -44.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
MPLS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 152 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.62% 16.89% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 137 131 108
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the South Yorkshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 9 £41,000 +2.50%
Doncaster - 2 £41,500 -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 17 (89.47%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
3 13 (68.42%) WAN
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (63.16%) Supplier Management
5 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (57.89%) Network Security
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (57.89%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (57.89%) MCSE
5 11 (57.89%) CCNA
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Juniper
7 4 (21.05%) OSPF
7 4 (21.05%) BGP
7 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow
9 2 (10.53%) Wireless
9 2 (10.53%) Service Management
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) VPN
9 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (10.53%) SLA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) IPsec
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) Junos
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.26%) RIP
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (42.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Supplier Management
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (57.89%) MCSE
2 11 (57.89%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft